To start with customization of Thesis Theme, you need to rename Custom-Sample folder to Custom. After installing thesis theme, you can add custom functions and css using Custom file editor, but prior to that you need to activate this feature by changing Custom-Sample Folder into Custom Folder.
Custom File Editor includes two files named as custom.css and custom_functions.php, which can be used to customize your thesis theme to a great extent. You can also do the same by downloading and installing thesis starter responsive skin.
Rename Custom-Sample Folder to Custom in Thesis
Custom-Sample Folder can be rename into Custom by using two methods.
- Using cPanel of your hosting account.
- Using an FTP software and renaming the folder.
In both these cases, you need to login into hosting account and have to access WordPress installation folder.
Rename Custom-Sample Folder to Custom Using cPanel
Here is the tutorial that helps to rename custom-sample folder using cPanel of your hosting account. (Note: In this case we are using BlueHost).
Step 1: Login to you hosting account and open file manager.
Step 2: Navigate to Thesis Theme installation folder via wp-content.
Step 3: Select Custom Sample folder and click on rename option.
Step 4: Rename custom-sample to custom in this pop box.
Step 5: Page will be refreshed and now you can use custom file editor.
Voila, you have successfully renamed custom-sample folder to custom in thesis theme and you can start customizing it by following our exclusive Thesis Tutorials.
Rename Custom-Sample Folder into Custom Using FTP
Any FTP software like FileZilla is required to follow these steps.
- Login to FTP account using credentials.
- Go to wp-content > Themes > Thesis_1.8.5
- You can see custom-sample folder here.
- Right click on it and select rename option.
- Change the name to custom and save it.
If you face any difficulty in using FTP, follow the above method which is quite easy.
Video Guide to Rename Custom-Sample Folder to Custom in Thesis
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